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Celebrating Aviation Excellence: 2024 APEX/IFSA Awards

    Who were the standout awardees this year? What airlines earned the coveted five star and world class ratings? Let’s delve into the highlights of the September 21, 2023 ceremony, held during the APEX/IFSA Global EXPO in Long Beach, California.

    Economy Class seats inside the Qatar Airways Airbus A350XWB. © 2015 FCMedia | FlightChic

    Aircraft Cabin Design: What matters most?

    Food, drinks, service, fares, seats, safety? Which matters most to you in the aircraft cabin? What elements of the aircraft cabin interior should airlines focus on to improve the overall passenger experience? Take the survey!

    JetBlue Aircraft near a hangar.

    JetBlue’s Q2: Highlights and Response from TWU

      JetBlue has showcased impressive financial performance by recording unprecedented quarterly revenues while maintaining a firm grip on cost control. TWU continues to object to Spirit acquisition.

      Pegasus Airlines Places Order for 36 New A321neo Aircraft

      Pegasus Airlines Orders 36 New Airbus A321neo Aircraft

      As part of its fleet modernization and sustainability strategies, Pegasus Airlines has made a game-changing move by placing an order for 36 new A321neo aircraft from Airbus. This latest procurement brings the airline’s total Airbus orders to 150, reinforcing its ongoing efforts towards environmental conservation, cost savings, and operational efficiency

      Norwegian Reports Record Number of Passengers

        More people were greeted by the friendly faces of Norwegian’s cabin crew this past month than at any other time this year. Plus, all the details on Norwegian’s new loyalty program with Strawberry.

        Vegas, Here We Come! Avelo Airlines Launches New Base in Sin City

          Vegas enthusiasts! Avelo Airlines is about to give you another reason to pack your bags and head to the city that never sleeps. In a bold move, the airline is doubling down on Las Vegas – and we’re not talking about a game of blackjack. More flights to Vegas? Yes, please! Value for money? Absolutely. Convenient schedules? You bet!

          Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or headed to Vegas for a big business conference, Avelo Airlines is ready to take you there. So, brace yourself for an exhilarating flight experience that’s just as exciting as the destination itself.

          Norwegian Prepares for a Hot Summer with Cool Deals

          Norwegian says it expects to set British summer records with more than 1.3 million passengers on its 560 low-cost flights per week to America and on European routes.

          The airline is now the third-largest carrier serving Gatwick and also flies out of Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh.

          Norwegian orders 30 A321LR (Long Range) aircraft.

          Norwegian Opts for 30 Airbus A321LR Planes

            Norwegian has announced that its subsidiary, Arctic Aviation Assets Ltd (AAA), has placed an order for 30 Airbus A321LR (Long Range) aircraft, due to begin deliveries when the aircraft type enters service in 2019.

            Norwegian Signs $13 million Deal for First-Ever U.S. Charter Service

            In a deal worth 120 MNOK (£10million/$13million), Norwegian has announced the launch of its first-ever US charter service through new partnerships with Apple Vacations and Fanjet Vacations.
            The airline will operate more than 600 flights on routes from Milwaukee and Chicago Mexico and the Caribbean from December 2016 to April 2017, which helps the airline better utilise its aircraft during the European low travel season.

            easyJet CEO Reflects on Long Term Impact of Brexit, Ryanair Reacts

              Speaking during the A4E CEO Summit in Brussels on Tuesday, easyJet CEO, Carolyn McCall, shared her views on the impact to the airline industry and on air travellers of the recent vote in favour of Britain leaving the European Union.

              McCall spoke both as the CEO of the British Low-Cost carrier, and as a member of the Airlines for Europe (A4E) airline association. A4E’s members serve 60% of Europe’s air travellers.

              Brexit: Ryanair’s Not Sour but Refreshing

                Ryanair, which had ardently argued in favour of the UK to remain in the European Union has taken a refreshing approach to defeat.

                In essence, the airline’s approach has been: ‘When the UK gives you lemons, pull your juicer out of the bottom shelf and set up a tempting lemonade stand.’